February 8th, 2010

Guy News : Yeo! Tory Policy Confusion, Lie Action Replay

Newsnight took the Yeo ding-dong off iPlayer for some reason, so Guy News is rebroadcasting it.  Hit the full-screen button and enjoy our funky new them tune.

If you subscribed (for free) to the Guidogram, you would have seen this last week when it was released…

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  1. 1
    G Brown says:

    Bananas ahoy!

    This makes me rummage about in my front junk.



  2. 2
    Dack Blog says:

    I like a bit of political whiff-whaff.


    • 48
      The guys cock says:



    • 50
      polar bear says:

      fuck off Prof Jones.


      • 131
        udderly 'orrible says:

        ex-Prof Jones threatened to top himself, perhaps Bad Ali could turn his attentions to some of these bent climate scamming academics, help them out as it were?


    • 68
      Mick says:

      He is too! LoL


    • 79
      Who voted for the war parties? says:

      Spare us your fantasies.


      • 169
        albacore says:

        There’s no need to feed the trolls, PC Cowards.
        The Lib/Lab/Con axis is drowning in its own diarrhoea and it just can’t stop passing more.


    • 84
      British Militia says:

      AGW is proganda designed to instil fear in the population (similar to the War on Terror). It is used to justify global governence without popular consent and poplulation control.


      • 172
        Mr Ned says:

        The war on terror is a Rockefeller backed route to a NWO, whereas the Global Warming/climate change scam is a Rothschild backed route.

        Both are intended to herd us to the same destination.


    • 217
      Sam says:

      From this week’s Open Europe newsfeeds:

      “The Guardian notes that a report from MPs has today warned that the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) is failing to deliver vital green investment after a collapse in carbon prices. The Environmental Audit Committee is calling on the Government to introduce measures such as a new carbon tax to push the price of carbon from its level of €15 (£13) a tonne to what the MPs see as a more credible price of €100, in order to encourage the investment needed in new technologies.

      Tim Yeo, Chairman of the Committee, said: “Emissions trading should be helping us to combat climate change, but at the moment the price of carbon simply isn’t high enough to make it work. The recession has left many big firms with more carbon allowances than they need and carbon prices have collapsed.” He added, “If the Government wants to kick-start serious green investment, it must step in to stop the price of carbon flat-lining. Ministers should seriously explore the possibility of a carbon tax and must press the EU to tighten up the overall caps in the Emissions Trading System.”
      Guardian report here: http://tinyurl.com/yc52rqw

      “Ofgem warns of power blackouts and soaring energy bills to meet EU rules
      The Times reports that energy regulator Ofgem has warned of power blackouts and spiralling consumer prices, and raised the prospect of partial renationalisation of the industry in order to maintain the UK’s energy security…”

      “The Mail reports that Ann Robinson, of the price comparison website uSwitch.com, said energy bills could reach around £5,000 by 2020 in order to cover the required investment.”

      AGW is a massive scam and is constantly being pushed by Yeo (my MP) and the Tories, whose ‘envoronmentaql’ spokesman he is. The taxes resulting are already making life impossible for pensioners and the poor who can’t afford even this winter’s higher heating bills. What they propose will have many dying of hypothermia, chest infections and other cold-related illness.

      AGW fanatiscism is also already costing lives as food prices in the third world rise steeply due to land being sequestered for biofuels.

      And it’s all based on junk science (aka computer modelling). Read all about it on the wattsupwiththat blog, now getting millions of hits per week. Many scientists, inc physicists, geologists,. meterologists, and other relevant skilled such as statisticians post there – it’s become the main clearing house of info and articles on the AGW scenario.

      And on Sunday Phil Jones (disgraced Director of CRU) had the gall to compare himself to Dr David Kelly. The man has no shame.


  3. 3
    The Primate Minister says:

    Who hoo hhoo gives a f*ck?


  4. 4
    Sir William Waad says:

    That Guido head is distinctly scary. It reminds me of a valet I once had and gives me a sickly-sweet feeling of being groomed. I think you should leave creepy ugliness to the pols.


  5. 5
    Captain Black says:

    You are Jonathan Ross with a beard disguise and I claim my £5…!


  6. 8
    BillyBob ... reduce crime, prison numbers and the benefits black hole? Stop immigration !! says:

    poor, poor, poor, poor, poor, Tim, perhaps he will think about the consequences of his shady dealings in future…………..

    So Labour will provide one on one cancer care 24/7 ?? now that is a promise they know that they cannot provide…..


    • 29
      Mr Ned says:

      Of course they cannot provide it, but why should they give a shit about that? They will be screaming from the rafters that the tories are not providing it and that labour would have done for the next 5 years.


      • 35
        BillyBob ... reduce crime, prison numbers and the benefits black hole? Stop immigration !! says:

        Exactly………………. and what I have said many times, a scorched policy ! The c*nts have had 12 years to get it right…… the f*ckers could not lie straight in bed!!

        Chris Mullin is a C8nt also !!


      • 45
        Anonymous says:

        Also he wants Cameron to bite “We can’t afford” it and Gordo will look like a hero.


    • 74
      Old Nick Heavenly(real dimwit) says:

      Full time care for one terminal cancer patient is a two person job!


  7. 9
    Joey Joe Joe says:

    I remember Rory Bremner’s joke years ago when Yeo had knocked up some woman.
    ” To all single mothers out there, I just want to say: Yeo!”


    • 51
      Anonymous says:

      If Tim Yeo is under the impression that we have forgotten his previous trespasses and have forgiven him then he should be made aware “HAVE WE FUCK !”.


      • 218
        You Couldn't Make It Up says:

        He wants to ‘green tax’ us all to kingdom cum so he can send all the proceeds to Al Gore, George Soros and Raj Pachauiri!

        I’ll be doing my bit to get the UKIP candidate elected in South Suffolk

        Btw have you been following the bit about all the BBC pension fund being tied up in, (and run by the manager of) some huge ‘carbon tax trade’ company? No wonder the BBC keeps pushing the AGW scare for all its worth


        • 224
          UKRAP says:

          You are wasting your time. UKIP feature in Gordon’s dreams. You know the one he has when he manages to hold onto power.


          • You Couldn't Make It Up says:

            Firstly, a Cameron victory wouldl not lead to any difference in policy on the substantial questions facing the country, namely the EU’s control over us, and Green taxes (interconnected).

            Secondly, a hung parliament might lead to a substantial realignment of political parties, whcih is desperatley needed. ]]I’m not goign to use my vote to *appear* to sanction a party whose stance on the big questions (as well as many smaller ones eg grammar schools) if in firect opposition to my own. Not even to get rid of Brown.

            If he got back in with a tiny majority we weoudl be in Callaghan / Healey country very fast, and there woudl be a new election, Poetic justice.


  8. 10
    BillyBob ... reduce crime, prison numbers and the benefits black hole? Stop immigration !! says:

    Hmmmmmmm Commander Ali Dizaei, after his shower upon arrival in prison, I hope he does not have a really big sore bottom…….

    Black Police Association, now desperately trying to disassociate themselves with their ex Great Leader……….

    all, a bunch of corrupt c*nts!!!


    • 14
      Mullah Yoghurt says:

      He will be claiming asylum in Iran next to flee the شيطان بزرگ


      • 36
        BillyBob ... reduce crime, prison numbers and the benefits black hole? Stop immigration !! says:

        hmmmm by the end of the week he will be reinvented as Ali’s Bin Rimmin !!


    • 140
      Out Now says:

      Just goes to show what happens when positive discrimination takes over.

      Not only is the House of Lords full of dusky crooks (mentioning no names, Uddin, Paul etc.) it’s also true of Plod and most other government-influenced organisations.

      Promotion on merit is good – positive discrimination is crooked.

      The proof is now out there for all to see.


    • 150
      Wacist Watch says:

      U all wacists. Him inoscent.


    • 183
      Mr Ned says:

      The association of black police officers (a fascist racist organisation if ever there was one, why aren’t the fascists in the anti-nazi league attacking this blatantly racist organisation?). Sorry, I digress. The association of black police officers have said that they were “surprised” at the prison sentence. That just shows how far the balance has swung far too far in favour of people of colour in the criminal justice system. It get’s so that crimes are not investigated if the suspect is black for fear of the white investigating officer being unfairly and unjustly branded a racist.

      This particularly foul and dishonest and overtly racist officer who was imprisoned today was taking the piss out of the system. We need a party in power that will redress the balance.

      We need to remove ALL the remaining racist elements in this country. White racism has almost been eradicated and it exists in pockets, but it is severely frowned upon as being utterly socially unacceptable.

      We need to target black and asian racism to do the same. There is an amazing amount of overt, blatant racism in the black and asian communities and it MUST be tackled with the full power of the state. If this does not happen soon, there will be one HELL of a backlash!


      • 219
        You Couldn't Make It Up says:

        Not to mention the foul anti-semitism in the Asian and black sectors, which go back many years. It’s so bad now there are police guards on Jewish schools.


  9. 11
    Sir William Waad says:


    • 22
      streamfisher says:

      You’ve given me no choice but to post the last episode in this sorry affair, after the Enchanter comes “well he’s not one of us, he’s not covered in shit”


  10. 12
    Rivermill Resident says:

    Nothing against Di or the kids but Tim is a grasping cock. Time the voters kicked out his kind of sleaze.


  11. 13
    The Ghost of Westminster says:


    This one is a stretch and I think you will end up in court one of these days if you keep making these giant leaps.

    Its a bit strange that you think MPs who make contacts as part of their job shouldn’t ever engage with those contacts for fiscal gain at some point in the future. You meet people at one function and then do business at another. Unless the work is undeclared I really don’t see an issue unless you can prove that they created the first publicly funded/subsidised event for personal gain. Note the word PROVE.

    Of MUCH MORE concern are MPs that have basically created or helped find funding for some publicly funded quango which they then start doing consultancy for. Spending tax payers money for yet another tax payer funded job is just a farce. I know 1 Labour MP who has done this. Fancy a scoop?


    • 38
      streamfisher says:

      Get a bigger scoop from an ice cream van, its common knowledge to anyone that even takes a cursory ( curse and curse again) interest in politics that this should be taken as read, all the sinecures from companies that love to have an insider M.P on board or an ex-insider (Mod contracts a speciality). This lot could clean an elephants carcass dumped in the lower waters of the Amazon quicker than a million bulimic piraña. Just my opinion you understand.


    • 102
      RSVIP says:

      It’s not a case of proving it just exposing it.

      Now people know about their little rackets they’ll take more care in future.


  12. 15

    ..”Just had news that all hell let loose at Yarlswood asylum detention centre, which now seems to be completely locked down, 18/20 women have been in the yard since 12:00 pm, no outdoor clothing, intermittent snow.

    About 70 women locked into one of the corridors, no open windows, sounds of distress coming over the phone. Massive police presence. Nothing on news.”……


  13. 17
    Jimmy says:

    So what exactly are you accusing him of doing?


  14. 18
    BOO HOO M and BUST says:

    It seems that Ali Dizaei has already started to earn points for good behavior
    He’s only been there two hours
    and already he’s polished several prisoners “helmets “


  15. 23
    Martin Day says:

    lol – At least you have the bollocks to have a pop if you think there is a problem!


  16. 23
    On the buses says:

    From The Daily Mail;

    “A Muslim bus driver stunned passengers when he pulled over and started praying in the aisle – with the engine still running.

    The driver parked without warning then rolled out a fluorescent jacket as an improvised prayer mat.

    He took off his shoes, knelt down facing Mecca, and began to chant.

    The prayer session held up the bus for more than five minutes with no-one able to get on or off”.


  17. 26
    The Screaming Eagles says:

    New Times Poll out this evening:

    Tories: 43 + 3
    Labour: 27 – 3
    Lib Dems:19 N/C


  18. 28
    BOO HOO M and BUST says:

    O/T 15,000 troops in widely advertised offensive in Afghanistan with half the British deployment taking part !
    i have a problem with just one small point The Americans are on the same mission !
    They are supplying ais support and ground troops
    i always thought we fought on seperate battlefields because the Gung Ho Johnny, trigger happy Yanks would end up killing more of our lads than the taliban
    God Help Them !


    • 153
      Blue on Blue says:

      Is this widely advertised military operation part of the massive and extremely costly government advertising campaign currently under way on TV, radio etc etc, designed to make Winston love the Labour party, I mean government, and all its deeds?


  19. 30
    Gordon Brown says:

    I am man enough to make jokes about my bananas

    A banana and a vibrator were on a table. Banana says to the vibrator, ” I don’t know why the fuck you’re shaking for ?, the bitch is going to eat me !”


  20. 34
    BOO HOO M and BUST says:

    Breaking News Ali Disaei Has just been named captain of Wormwood Scrubs naked leap frog team !


  21. 39
    charlie says:

    Guido, loved the Yeo part. One thing always bothers me with your Guidograms – the production values are shit.

    It would probably help if the others on it knew their lines. Some decent lip syncing on the animated head would be good, too. Would only take a few minutes extra and then I would enjoy watching them, instead of feeling like I’m watching someone’s GCSE coursework.


  22. 42
    JL says:

    Tim Yeo is the most odious creep in the Tory Party. Cameron should dump this spiv before he does the party any more damage.


    • 220
      You Couldn't Make It Up says:

      He’s probably the only one prepared to go along with spouting Dave’s Anthropogenic Global Warming shite, as advised by Zac Goldsmith and Jonathan Porritt (all millionaires who can afford the £5000 pa heating bills) we’ll get when the Lib/Lab/Con green taxes are in place. The dear leader’s useful idiot


  23. 43
    Ali Dizaei-Rascal says:

    I’ve been found guilty of misconduct. I’m a lying, corrupt, arrogant shit. Can I stand for Labour when I get released from chokey in 2 years?


  24. 44
    Ali Dizaei-Rascal says:

    Iz it coz I is Iranian?


  25. 47
    Abu Bonanza says:

    We are most upsets at the unholy conviction of our brother, Abu Dizaei. He is martyr! We wills not rest until he and all heroic brothers are liberated from evils infidels! Allah cackbar!


    • 66
      shelling-out says:

      I think it improbable that the other prisoners will share your views. I doubt they’d take kindly to a senior met police officer sitting at the same table with them at breakfast. With a bit of luck, some of the crims he put away will already be there.

      We can only hope. :-D


      • 89
        I B Seldom-Lucid says:

        Especially if he fitted them up.


        • 112
          Cunt watch says:

          That policing pledge advert is getting a lot of air time tonight. Hunts


          • Anonymous says:

            A desperate effort to regain confidence. My Dad was a good copper. He’d be apaplectic if he saw what’s happened to the force now.


          • You Couldn't Make It Up says:

            The number of public service ads on TV right now is making my blood boil. Doesn’t that lot know the country is BROKE?? It’s all on BORROWED MONEY for which the taxpayer picks up the interest!

            And Johnny Hurt should know the difference between ‘less’ and ‘fewer’ even if this uneducated lot in Milipede’s Environment don’t


        • 130
          Anonymous says:

          Quite. Things could get a bit messy for Mr Desai.


      • 145
        Odds Bodkins says:

        This was not about one stupid lapse in self-control. On the contrary, the man clearly has a criminal mindset.

        He will feel at home among his new acquaintances, though the bland diet and prison routine will take a bit of getting used to. And for someone used to getting his own way, so will subordination to the screws and tough nuts in there.


  26. 49
    David Cameron says:

    The weekend is a bit like my cock.

    Not long enough.


  27. 52
    Caroline Flint's Bit-on-the-Side says:

    Not enough cash because Gordon’s Brown funnelled it into his private slush fund of which he claims to know nothing? There’s his moral compass again, working overtime!


  28. 54
    Anonymous says:

    The most disturbing thing about the Dizaei case is the fact that this man was continually promoted up to the Rank of Commander in The Metropolitian Police. Disgraceful.


    • 70
      Anonymous says:

      Yeah but it does loads for race relations, doesn’t it.


    • 124
      Engineer says:

      It is often said that middle managers rise to their level of incompetence.

      Perhaps, too, it says much about attitudes within the management of the Met. One good thing to come out of it is that it might prick the bubble of political correctness, so that decent coppers (if there are any left) are less hampered in getting on with doing a decent job of keeping the rest of us safe from thugs and con-men.


  29. 58
    Anonymous says:

    I have no time at all for Mr Yeo.

    I wrote to him a few years back as my MP. I questioned the expenses of MP’s then – and their inflated pensions of £100,000 or more, which had been publicised in one of the broadsheets that week. He wrote back denying everything. I found his letter to be patronising and arrogant. I threw the letter out about 3 months ago as we’re clearing out ready to emigrate.

    Shysters. The lot of ‘em.


  30. 61
    nell says:

    No Tory Bear in Tripoli this week? I do hope mr megrahi is keeping well.


  31. 63
    Ker-plunk says:

    13 of New Labour have done to this country what Bill Clinton did to Monica Lewinsky: brought it to its knees.


  32. 67
    Ker-plunk says:

    13 years of New Labour have done to this country what Bill Clinton did to Monica Lewinsky: brought it to its knees.


  33. 69
    Newly arrived Mrs Face Veil wants to ask an important question says:

    Which way to the DSS? Oh, and death to the west.


  34. 71
    Anonymous says:

    here is a spreadsheet on google containing the members register of interests dated 3 Feb 2010. The contents have been extracted from the pdf file that you can find on the parliament website.


    You can of course see Mr Yeo’s relevant details on the sheet labelled “09”


  35. 74
    nell says:


    gordon is eating nine bananas a day to look ‘radiant’ for the GE.

    I think he might need a facelift to achieve that one.

    As for the bananas , well that many will just give him the runs.

    I think it’s more the case that gordon really has gone bananas!


    • 80
      Anonymous says:

      If that’s radiant, then someone needs to go to Specsavers.


    • 81
      A| says:

      you need to start looking at the website you are posting on dear
      can’t miss it
      big story Guido covered further down love


      • 97
        English Radical says:


        Do us all a favour & nurture an opinion.

        Just one.

        Go on, impress us.

        We are waiting


      • 103
        nell says:

        Indeed he did and I posted on it at about 2.15 before I shot back to work.

        But that’s no reason to let the story die, as I’m sure even Guido would tell you.

        The story shows gordon’s eccentricity and I think that will be exposed even more over the coming days and weeks.


        • 113
          RSVIP says:

          ‘There is a lot of fibre in bananas. A lot of volume in means a lot of volume out.’

          In other words, he is full of shit.


        • 162
          Average Voter with Average IQ says:

          Actually I thought the PMs newly announced banana policy was much more interesting and exciting than all that boring political stuff from the Leader of the Opposition about cleaning up Parliament, and changing the MPs privileges. Haven’t they got enough privileges already?


    • 85
      streamfisher says:

      Gordons 5 a day (Pledges), no more chocolate Hob Nobs or Kit Kats, the bunch of Bananas that are sitting in front of him around the table are called a Cabinet.


    • 94






    • 126
      anon,anon,anon.... says:

      You might ponder that some 50% of a banana’s genes are common to Gordon.
      Perhaps he’s looking for the remaining 50%


  36. 76
    Hariet 'Double Standards' Harmen says:

    I hate all men aoart from my husband who will get a blind eye turned in Leyton and Wanstead!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    • 88
      nell says:

      There’s a rumour doing the rounds that mr harpy harriett is going to be parachuted into Birmingham Erdinton, the seat that sion simons is giving up as he pursues the job of mayor of birmingham and hopefully a peerage in the HoL.


      • 91
        Anonymous says:

        Yes. I heard they were going to give Union Jack a safe seat, now he’s got nothing left to “treasure” in the labour party.

        This is Cronyism at its best.


  37. 92
    nell says:


    Interesting announcement from chilcott that documents they are viewing suggest a contradiction to the public evidence they are receiving from people like bliar and straw.

    I thought chilcott was going to be just another hutton labour whitewash – I am beginning to wonder and hope ………………..


    • 118
      Anonymous says:

      Contradictory? Surely not…….


    • 134
      Engineer says:

      A few years ago, my professional responsibilities included the design of steam pipework, including some rather large ones. One of the problems one has to overcome is to ensure that the thermal expansion that occurs as metal pipes are heated to steam temperatures is properly allowed for, and one way of doing this is by using expansion bellows. The designer has to be careful to support and guide the pipe properly near one of these devices to prevent it’s failure by squirm.

      Jack Straw today demonstrated that he is a poorly-designed axial expansion bellows. Quite small loads applied cause him to deflect significantly, and in front of Chilcott, he failed by squirm.


      • 147
        South of the M4 says:

        But does he have a vent valve to release the pressure?


        • 151
          Engineer says:

          You know he’s lost it when a jet of steam issues from each ear. If his safety valve has failed, he could suddenly fail catastrophically….bit like Campbell nearly did on Marr’s show.


          • Grumpy Old Man says:

            It was the strain of trying to remember which spin he was recounting. If he loses it with Marr, ffs, wait until Paxo gets near him.


          • Anonymous says:

            Liars need good memories. Perhaps he got his wires crossed and knew he’d be humiliated.


          • You Couldn't Make It Up says:

            Did anyone notice we had CRUPhil Jones, Alastair Campbell, and both Sarah and Gordon Brown all crying on TV within 24 hours. Enough to make a grown man weep


      • 170
        christy says:

        To Engineer.
        Yes you needed stay bars to support the bellows because by necessity the bellows needed to be thin enough to expand and contract and I have seen in my time stay bars tightened up too much with awful results.
        On Strawman my idea would be one of his legs tied to each leg of an expansion loop with no give and of course superheated steam.
        OT.Straw pedigree seems to be G/G Grandfather Walter Straw german/jewish immigrant(In Germany Straw spelt as Stroh)he married a woman called Ann?that led to Arthur Wittacker Straw born 1888 in neepsend Yorks this was his G/Father and in turn led to his father Walter Arthur Straw.
        I’m musing here that the Whittaker bit could possibly be the surname of Ann.


        • 181
          Engineer says:

          Quite surprises some people the amount of damage an over-constrained steam line can inflict on it’s surroundings.

          I wonder if straw would make good thermal insulation? A practical test by wrapping Straw round a steamline would be the best way to find out….


  38. 93
    Kirsty Walker says:

    “experts warned that Mr Brown’s obsession with bananas could led to health problems – including indigestion and frequent trips to the toilet.”



  39. 96
    Anonymous says:

    Is anyone watching Dispatches, about Royal Mail?

    I’m not surprised they’re going bust. Their workers are a load of shiftless good-for nothings.


    • 142
      Brit says:

      And they are not brits.


    • 144
      anon,anon,anon.... says:

      watching a bbc4 prog on Britain’s past ambassadors and Foreign secs. Hurd and Haigh commenting

      how on earth can GB end up with this pile of shit. No manners, background, sense or knowledge of History.

      How can our present Ambassadors communicate with in any meaningful way with gobshites like millinana and bustingagut.


    • 223
      You Couldn't Make It Up says:

      A friend of mine lives in a London (East End) former council block. She tells everyone never to post anything of value there – the posties nick everything. Been going on for years.

      Very much depends where you live. Our postie here in the sticks (a woman) is terrific


      • 236
        Ding Ding says:

        I caught mine putting a sorry you were out card through. When I ran after him he said it was from the day befor.He had tried to deliver the day befor. It was 20 minutes later I realised the day befor was a Sunday. My old battered up AB face must have shit him though as I’ve never seen him since.


  40. 98
    Jimmy's Stewart says:

    That screaming you hear is arrogant twat and former Met Commander Ali Dizaei being royally buggered by his cellmate. Justice at last.


  41. 100
    Charles Bronson says:

    I’ve never been a Tory but it’ll be worth having them win just to wipe the smug smiles off the faces of this disgustingly crooked New Labour lot.


  42. 101
    Bert says:

    Watching UK Border Force. Illegals arrested and deported. Love it.


  43. 106
    andy says:

    Interesting article on PB.com about all the dodgy polls out lately.


    A 10 point lead is now enough to give the Tories a comfortable majority.


    • 119
      nell says:

      There have loads of local swings that cannot be predicted by these national polls.

      We are living in a very unusual political time. 340 members of the HoP are running away from the next election. They are all discredited in their own constituences. The majority of them are labour.

      To name just one – labour’s philhope in corby – a labour constituency if ever there was one. And yet he is totally discredited, locally, because of his massive troughing. The chances are that Corby and East Northants is now going to swing to the tories.

      National polls cannot predict these local traumas and there are going to be hundreds of them.


      • 120
        nell says:

        Tsk sorry ‘There have to be …….’


      • 125
        Anonymous says:

        Thank God we’re leaving the UK. 5 weeks to go!!


        • 129
          tory dalek troll says:

          You must be a fucking socialist….you’re leaving us to clean up the mess as per fucking usual.


        • 139
          nell says:

          Well I hope it’s somewhere warm and sunny. If it’s Spain and you’re anywhere near Denia go enjoy the nightlife/restaurants along the Plaza.

          Sardinas, King Prawns, Alioli, Conejo al Ajillo. Oh Dear – my mouth’s watering now!!!

          And you can still keep up with us here via the web. But perhaps then you should rename yourself ExPatAnonymous or something?!! I’m going to be green with envy.


        • 141
          Engineer says:

          Just before spring (seasonal and political).

          Don’t worry. Those of us that intend to hang on in there will make this country Great again. It’ll be hard work, there will be setbacks, and it’ll take a while, but it’s a job worth doing. Because it’s our land.


          • nell says:

            You can’t beat the endless skies and the sunsets across my Fens.

            When we were younger we spent our January’s and October’s in Spain but we were always home for most of the year. Now we are home forever. And like you Eng we shall fight for our land.

            What we need to do is beat this scottish stalinist crew back beyond Hadrian’s Wall. When we’ve done that we can reclaim our heritage!!!


          • Grumpy Old Man says:

            Don’t do half a job. Let’s beat them back beyond John O’ Groats.


          • Anonymous says:

            It was our land, too, but 6 redundancies between us has put paid to all that.

            So, Tory Dalek Troll, we’re not leaving you to clean up the mess as usual, we’re just sick and tired of having to keep doing it ourselves!


    • 158
      TheCourtOfPublicOpinion says:

      I hereby declare I do solemly promise to tell every canvasser whomsoever asks me which party I shall be voting for, between now and May, that I shall be voting Labour.

      Then after their annihilation, when they say “but we seemed ok in the polls”, I can ask them how they like being fucking lied to for a change.


    • 176
      Dack Blog says:

      My gut feeling from every poll/commentary I read is that voter apathy is being underestimated. Most people I know think ‘they’re all the same/they’re all as bad as each other/ we’re totally fucked whoever gets in/ fuck the lot of ‘em’. They’re not apathetic in a ‘can’t be arsed’ sense – more that they don’t think anyone is worth/deserves their vote.

      Unless the campaign hots up and polarises so that people are clearer re which ‘side’ they’re on/are more inclined to vote to keep a side out as much as get one in – I think turnout will be low.

      Maybe that’s not properly reflected in the polls as people are reluctant to admit they may not bother (not that I’m that ‘in the know’, I admit, as I simply don’t have the time to look at them in depth).

      Jeez… I’m actually interested in the whole shebang, and I can barely bring myself to face the ballot paper.


      • 180
        AC1 says:

        They’re hardly likely to vote Labour though.


      • 190
        Kings Heath Lad says:

        I don’t think there is much apathy, most people I speak to are hurting at the moment whether on the bread line or the affluent due to the banking crisis. People are pissed off with the body bags from Af ganistan, the bankers bonuses, looming spending cuts, the uncertainty of global warming, immigration, worthless pensions, stealth taxes, job security, M P s expenses etc etc. Its going to be close polling day but I think one big juicy scandal or cock up a few weeks before will seal the deal.

        No apathy here, my business is fighting the recession with absolutely no help from the banks or No. 1 0, I’m happy to argue with the canvassers what ever their party colour and I will not not waste my vote!!


        • 198
          Dack Blog says:

          You’re kind of supporting my point by saying that you’ll ‘argue’ with canvassers ‘whatever’ their party colour – suggesting that you don’t have confidence in any of them.

          Which party represents you? Which party do you trust? Which party do you – really – believe has the ability to sort this mess out?

          In my case – and from what those around me are saying – it’s ‘none of the above’.

          No point confusing being angry/frustrated with not being apathetic. Most want to vote for something. Not against everything.


          • AC1 says:

            I disagree. Voting FOR someone is democracies flaw. Most people know who they want to vote against. They don’t know many people well enough to really vote for them. hence tactical voting etc.


          • Bob Enweave says:

            The party machine in the pursuit of the media image chews up individual initiative. Until the electors choose on merit rather than loyalty we are doomed to the path of soundbite politics and actors instead of leaders.


          • Kings Heath Lad says:

            You hit the nail on the head with this one, I run a tight ship with my business and this how a country should be run. Its like Nu Lab culture of borrow and spend mirrors society greed for credit. For to long people have lived and relied to much on credit or benefits and now there is a massive bill to pay. Cut backs will just cost more suffering as will over spending, so which is the right and which is wrong? I have 16 people working for me and stick a big wedge of cash into No. 1 0 via taxes but I sickens me when a 60 hr 6 day a week commitment from me is just wasted on quango’s or reviews or expenses or bloody gov TV ads , un winable wars etc etc
            So confused, angry and frustrated seems to sum up what most people feel because unless you visit a site like this one how else can you really see what’s happening out there as the popular media (b b c , s k y , newspapers) seems incapable of being unbiased. Nice one Dack Blog your blog has given food for thought.


  44. 121
    Martin Day says:

    Fuck Labour and Lib Dems!!!

    Lib Dems are on about supporting the Labour party!!!!!!

    No way should Nick Clegg be supporting 5 more years of Gordon Brown!!!!!!

    Lib Dems are just part of Labour – A rebranding of Labour!!!!!!!!!

    Fuck them both thats what i say!!!!!!


    • 123
      Not a Labour man says:

      Your too right – the Lib dem are too close to Lib Dem!!!

      Both need defeating!


    • 208
      Moley says:

      There was a time, inte not too distant past, when the Lib Dems were position ing themselves to the left of labour.
      That was when labour was still trying to pretend it occupied the centre ground.

      The Lib Dem Leopard is not going to change its spots, which are bright red.


  45. 136
    John "Three chicken tikka masalas" Prescott says:

    I’m hungry.


  46. 163
    Ali Dizaei says:

    I live the lie!


  47. 164
    Dracula says:

    After Yeo, more woe: ConHome reporting that the Tory PPC for Westminster North has resigned at a constituency meeting over “internal tensions”. Dave won’t be pleased.


    • 178
      Jonty Pryor says:

      Yes indeed,the sooner Martin Day is thrown out of the Conservative Party,the better.

      It’s all his fault,the little scrote and foul mouthed twerp


  48. 166

    That Ben Bradshaw, just on the news wittering about some corrupt shit, doesn’t he look like the domineering mother out of Pink Floyd’s Wall?


    Domineering mum


  49. 167
    nell says:


    G’Night Folks. God Bless. My thoughts tonight are with our lads in Afghanistan as they fight this Big Battle that gordon has set up for them from the comfort and safety of his drowning street sitting room!!!

    I particularly like michaelyon’s nickname for aintbustingagut ‘ bullshit bob’ which he took from our own troops.


    • 182
      Turnip Taliban says:

      Dave will be leading the troops over the top will he nell?
      Or will he be supporting the carnage from the safety of his sitting room?


  50. 168

    Poor Gordon. Another squaddie dead in Afghanistan – more now than in the Falklands, but he cant’ even enjoy that victory over Thatch, cus the damn country is landlocked and he *knows* he’s not going to be able to sink a battleship.

    Nothing goes right for Gordon.


  51. 173
  52. 174
    christy says:

    To Engineer.
    Look at 187 for a laugh you will know what I mean.


  53. 177
    Maladroit Labour Chump says:


    This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle,

    This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars,

    This other Eden, demi-paradise,

    This fortress built by Nature for herself

    Against infection and the hand of war,

    This happy breed of men, this little world,

    This precious stone set in the silver sea,

    Which serves it in the office of a wall

    Or as a moat defensive to a house,

    Against the envy of less happier lands,–

    This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England.

    W Shakespeare, “King Richard II”, Act 2 scene 1


    This Royal Doulton of Labour, this septic pile,

    This dearth of magnanimity, this piece of shite,

    This other England, semi-paralytic,

    This fucking mess built by Labour for itself,

    Again infected by their illegal war,

    This crappy breed of men in Gordon’s shitty world,

    This festering hole steeped in misery,

    A Nokia stuck in the wall of an office,

    Such an offensive scrote in the House,

    The politics of envy from less happier Mands,

    This fetid plot, scorched earth, unreal, once England.

    Gordon Brown, Dickhead II, Act of Vandalism scene of crime


  54. 185
    streamfisher says:


  55. 188
    Tim Fyffe but dim says:

    If you enjoy something yellow and bent in your mouth, maybe Thailand would make an excellent holiday destination, but 9 a day?


  56. 189
    The Guardian says:

    sweaty sock type person as 9 a day coordinater


    • 195
      anon,anon,anon.... says:

      I advertised the position this morning. It has now been withdrawn.

      It’s Passion Fruit tomorrow.


  57. 192
    anon,anon,anon.... says:

    NN Emily showing a bit of leg now


  58. 197
    Newsnight says:

    Funny you should have noticed Kirsty Wark’s leggy exposition the other night Guido. …there seems to be a competition going on judging by Emily Maitlis who clearly threw her hat in the ring during tonight’s final segment.

    In the words of the common man: ‘Phwoar!’ [choke]


    • 210
      Felix the Cat says:

      Sharon Stone’s doing thursday night facing up to Blunkett.
      Let’s see how his labrador stands up to a grilling.


  59. 201
  60. 202
    anon,anon,anon.... says:

    Can’t wait to see the opposition waving bananas and Kit Kats at PMQs


  61. 203
    caesars wife says:

    Kirsty still gets my vote .

    NN wreaked a bit of hand of ben and gentleman George Younger was in a Ben Chris , Maitless sandwich , bit wierd going on Ashcroft on both conservative mps , all very Ben ,,although loved it when the moment came and Geaorge turned it round to nom dom Labour piers ,they didnt give him much of a chance to explain his wise and considered views , which is a shame . Chris Huhne showing off his new whiter that white suite .
    Conservatives made some usefull positions today with the voters.

    taking a break from blogging for a while


  62. 211

    Some of our MPs are taking this ‘Come Dine with Me’ thing a bit too seriously.


  63. 212
    BOO HOO M and BUST says:

    I think most of the country would like to give Gordon
    A bunch of Fifes


  64. 213
    Man on Clapham Omnibus says:

    A Muslim bus driver stunned passengers by pulling over mid-route and beginning to pray in the aisle.

    The driver stopped the bus without warning before removing his shoes and, using a fluorescent jacket as a prayer mat, beginning to chant in Arabic.

    Passengers said they feared the driver could be preparing for a terror attack.

    No one was able to get on or off the vehicle during the five-minute prayer session.
    HT Daily Mail


  65. 226
    cliff says:

    since Gordon came to office it hasn’t stopped raining

    since Campbell started to sob I haven’t stopped crying

    oh dear


  66. 230
    REEVO says:

    With the antics of people like YEO and the U K’s most dominant political parties it is no surprise to UK voters that the next parliament will be turning away from a deeply flawed system. The voter now knows he/she DOES NOT have a voice they now know they have been ignored on important matters, fleeced, deceived and until now largely despised by Westminster.

    System tinkering will only mask the symptoms it won’t cure the disease that riddles Westminster.

    Voters are well aware that 52% of their MP’s should lose their jobs, indeed parliament could happily lose 52% it would not make a scrap of difference the other 48% would still have little enough to do!

    Expenses cheats have been named, now they should be punished in LAW, proffering up half or dozen or so sacrificial MP lambs isn’t going to put things right.

    M P’s have and are still failing to care for the people that voted them into the job, MP’s own skins are their primary concern!


  67. 233
    NorthernGit says:

    enjoyed the newsnight effort Guido but don’t think you scored a single hit on yeo.


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You know where the animals are looking through the Farmhouse window?

My TV screen was that window at lunch-time today.

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